Lufthansa on Thursday stated that it plans to put off a complete of 22,000 full-time staff.
Additional, because of the impression of the pandemic and the monetary impression, the airline may even cut back its fleet by round 100 plane.
“Without a significant reduction in personnel costs during the crisis, we will miss the opportunity of a better restart from the crisis and risk that the Lufthansa Group will emerge considerably weakened after it. In addition, personnel overhang is likely to become even larger, so that a reduction of personnel overhang by implementing unilateral measures would be inevitable,” stated Michael Niggemann, Govt Board Member Human Assets & Authorized Affairs and Labour Director of Deutsche Lufthansa AG.
“We want to avoid this scenario. That is why we are doing everything we can to achieve concrete results with our collective bargaining partners by June 22, 2020,” Niggemann added.
Based on the corporate, the aim is to pave the best way for conserving as many roles as doable within the Lufthansa Group. With the intention to obtain this, concrete measures to cut back personnel prices are required that may apply for the interval of the corona disaster, the corporate stated
As per the airline, it goals to keep away from obligatory redundancies so far as doable via short-time work and disaster agreements.